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Sociophyllum

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Stringophyllidae

Taxonomy
Sociophyllum was named by Birenheide (1962) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi D Fras Sepkoski's reference number: 422]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Stringophyllidae by Hill (1981); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Sociophyllum Birenheide
1981Sociophyllum Hill
2002Sociophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderPtenophyllinaWedekind 1927
familyStringophyllidaeWedekind 1922
genusSociophyllumBirenheide 1962

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available